The Road to McCarthy
Setting off from Ireland, Pete McCarthy takes us on a wonderful journey around the weird and wonderful Irish communities of the world.
In his own inimitable style, Pete recounts his adventures and escapades as, in Morocco he meets the head of Clan McCarthy, and then goes on to visit the renowned Irish peoples of New York. He journeys to the southern hemisphere and then back again to the United States before ending up in a small town called McCarthy in Alaska.
Will he encounter enough McCarthy's Bars, as he continues to obey the eighth rule of travel: 'never pass a pub with your name on it'? This is a funny, affectionate look at the Irish communties of the world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing
After reading and enjoying "McCarthy's Bar", I was looking forward to "Road to McCarthy". Here, the author spreads his wings, visiting far beyond the Emerald Isle to report on other Irish colonies ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Othemts - LibraryThing
The last book by the late Pete McCarthy is the follow-up to McCarthy’s Bar. As an English man of half-Irish ancestry, the earlier book saw McCarthy traveling Ireland to discover the essence of ... Read full review